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Thursday January 24, 1974

US date format: 1/24/1974, UK date format: 24/1/1974

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 24, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ed Helms and Cyril Despres. In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're Sixteen by Ringo Starr. In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Portrait Of A Marriage by Nigel Nicolson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kli-Kla-Klawitter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Rebound.
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What the sky looked like on 24 January 1974

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Blazing Saddles

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman

Country: United States

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Nada

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Fabio Testi, Maurice Garrel, Lou Castel, Mariangela Melato

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Zardoz

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman, John Alderton

Country: United States

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Policewomen

Directed by: Lee Frost

Starring: Sondra Currie, Tony Young, Phil Hoover, Elizabeth Stuart

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Black Belt Jones

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Jim Kelly, Gloria Hendry, Scatman Crothers, Eric Laneuville

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Kli-Kla-Klawitter

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Don Blech und der goldene Junker

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Seven Little Australians

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Within These Walls

Directed by: James Tucker

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Good Times

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 24, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Portrait Of A Marriage

By: Nigel Nicolson

Vita Sackville-West, novelist, poet, and biographer, is best known as the friend of Virginia Woolf, who transformed her into an androgynous time-traveler in Orlando.

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Postern Of Fate

By: Agatha Christie

Tommy and Tuppence Beresford return in Agatha Christie’s classic Postern of Fate, to investigate a deadly poisoning sixty years after the fact.Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village.

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The Salamander

By: Morris L. West

Slight signs of wear!

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The Best Of Life

By: David Scherman

1973, Large Hardcover book, beautiful photos including Marilyn Monroe photographed by Richard Avedon as different women through the ages, 303 pages

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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